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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Robert Edgar Hummell Jr.

Artist enjoyed fishing, boating

Robert Edgar Hummell Jr., 72, of Washington, died Monday, November 18, 2013, in Washington Hospital. 

He was born November 18, 1941, in Washington, a son of Robert E. Hummell Sr. and Anna Weaver Hummell. 

Mr. Hummell was a graduate of Canonsburg High School and attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh for two years. He worked as a graphic artist and printer at Western State, as well as several other local printing companies, and worked for William G. Neal Funeral Homes for eight years. 

He was a very talented artist who enjoyed fishing and boating, and was a member of Washington Horseshoe Club. 

In 1987, he married Bernice Tarsia Hummell, who survives. Also surviving are two sons, Robert E. (Mary) Hummell III of Newport News, Va., and Dan (Dee) Lobozzo of Orlando, Fla.; two daughters, Vicki (Jeff) Rifgon of Canonsburg and Jennifer (Steve) Szalkay of Pittsburgh; a brother, Thomas “Sandy” (Mary Ellen) Hummell of Washington; a sister, Carol Belaz of Washington; and five grandchildren, Danielle, Dominic, Nicholas and A.J. Lobozzo and Seth Szalkay. Deceased is a son, Rick Lobozzo. 

Friends will be received from 5 to 7 p.m., the time of service, Thursday, November 21, in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. Memorial contributions can be made to Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 525 Fairway Drive, Washington, PA 15301. 

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